Quantity Surveyor


My client are seeking an Quantity Surveyor you will be responsible for carrying out the commercial management and administration of one or more projects, ensuring that the financial targets of the project(s) are achieved. You will build meaningful relationships with our clients and suppliers in conjunction with the project team, whilst being responsible for overseeing the commercial activities involved on affordable housing type works with new and repeat clients.

Key responsibilities

Business Plan

  • Manage the project in conjunction with the Project Manager, understanding fluctuations in project margins against project budget, and agreeing changes and solutions with the project team and Managing Quantity Surveyor prior to implementation
  • Ensure that the project achieves the optimum cash flow position by preparing and submitting applications for payment in accordance with the contract terms and conditions
  • Ensure the timely valuing of variations and the preparation of final accounts
  • Ensure the accuracy of project financial reporting for inclusion within the Company’s forecasts
  • Participate in project planning and development
  • Produce project specific information and attend project and client monthly meetings
  • Complete the setting up of a new project, obtaining appropriate approval, developing financial targets and managing the pre-contract expenditure within the project budget

Qualifications & experience required

  • Degree in construction discipline (or equivalent) preferred but demonstrated delivery and experience may be sufficient if appropriate
  • Experience in Asset Management and Social Housing Refurbishment
  • Reactive Maintenance Experience
  • Good IT Skills, especially Excel, with the ability to analyse large amounts of data quickly and accurately
  • Ability to deal with a number of small work jobs at any one time, including, pricing quotations, monitoring costs and placing orders with the supply chain
  • Experience of working with job management systems (reactive maintenance) such as PropMain
  • Good ability to manage / record costs and produce meaningful reports to present the data to the senior team aligning cost to value
  • Customer / account management including proven communication skills
  • Track record in a commercial environment
  • Team leadership
  • Cost, income and margin planning

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